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Episode 2491 (13th February 1985)

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Episode 2491
Episode 2491
Production code P694/1491
ITV transmission date 13th February 1985 (Wednesday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Peter Tonkinson
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Eric Deakins
Director John Michael Phillips
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 11th February 1985
Next episode 18th February 1985


Percy prepares for the dance. He is horrified to discover the DJ named Barry Pollard calls himself 'Kaiser Bill'. Vera calls Henry Wakefield a "scab", causing him to give his notice in. Mike sacks him so that he can go onto the dole and gives him an extra week's wages. Christine Millward tells Mike that he has to realise their relationship is purely professional. Henry gets drunk before taking Hilda to the dance. Alf takes Rita to the dance, Terry takes Andrea. Gail is annoyed when Brian has to work and she has to go to the dance alone. Curly gets together with Shirley and takes her home. Henry snatches the microphone and tells the dancers that they're a miserable lot. He walks out. Hilda finds that he's not at home but has left his key. Percy dodges Phyllis all night. She grabs him for the ladies' excuse me. Rita agrees to go dancing with Alf again.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The factory girls threaten to strike, so boss Mike Baldwin is forced to take drastic action. An impromptu speech at the Community Centre dance gives rise to some home truths and apprehension.
  • In a goof, Shirley Armitage told Curly Watts that she doesn't have a sister, despite in earlier episodes Shirley has mentioned she has an older sister Laverne, and later on we find out she has two younger sisters Patsy and Lucy.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,650,000 viewers (3rd place).
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